Category: Gardens

Daisies in Summer at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Confessions of a Fair Weather Gardener

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Gardens, Innkeeping, Nature

It’s raining out today which makes it safe to say I won’t be in the garden, because here at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast I am the inn-house (sorry!!) fair weather gardener.  Don’t get me wrong. I love our garden here at our Asheville Inn. I’m just not the most consistent and faithful of gardeners!… Read more »

Summer in My Asheville Garden

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Gardens, Wine and Food

It’s definitely summer here in Asheville. The days are long (and hot) and my garden is growing like crazy, albeit helped by James’ faithful rounds of watering at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast. Our flower gardens are onto their fourth year and have moved from newly-planted to established.You have probably seen pictures of the flowers… Read more »

How to Grow Pumpkins in Asheville, NC (or not)

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Gardens, Innkeeping, Nature

We didn’t actually set out to grow pumpkins at our Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, NC. It pretty much came about by accident.  Whether or not we will succeed is yet to be seen. How did it happen? When we bought the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in September of 2009 it needed a lot of… Read more »

Coming Soon to our Asheville NC Bed and Breakfast Neighborhood!

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Gardens, History

It was cold out today and tiny little snowflakes flurried around as I sat next to the fire and thought about Spring in Asheville NC.  So it was fun to read in our local newsletter about some of the changes and improvements coming to the neighborhood of our Montford Bed and Breakfast.  After reading about… Read more »

The Return of the Kitchen Garden!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Gardens

One of the first things James and I did after we bought the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville, North Carolina, was to plant a kitchen garden. I believe that one of the greatest pleasures in life is the smell of freshly cut herbs. Walking across dew-wet grass in the morning sunshine while birds sing… Read more »